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The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five big news stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #COURTS: A 46-year-old Dublin man has gone on trial accused of murdering his stepson by ‘gutting’ him with a carving knife after a row over a bicycle.

2. #LUAS DISPUTE: Three of four employment grades of Luas staff have agreed to a pay deal – but a strike is still set to go ahead.

3. #MULLINGAR: A woman has died in a road traffic accident in Co Westmeath.

4. #POWER OUTAGES: 200 Dublin businesses and homes are without power following a fire on Baggot Street this afternoon.

5. #FOREIGN FIGHTER: Joshua Molloy, the freed Laois man who was detained in Iraq after fighting against the so-called Islamic State in Syria, is expected to begin his journey home today.

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Catherine Healy

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